Tugay: I'm Worth a New Deal
As Blackburn Rovers close in on a new deal for veteran midfielder Tugay, the maestro insists he is worth this.
The 36-year-old Turkish International is out of contract in the summer and after appearing odds on to extend his stay there was a short period when things looked up in the air. However, with a new deal close Tugay insists he can still cut it in the Premiership. He said:
"I think I can continue for two more years at this level. I am hoping to stay, as the Premiership is where every player wants to be.
"The club has become like a second family to me. I am happy both on and off the pitch. There has never been any reason for me to want to leave here."
Tugay has been outstanding for the club, the £1.3 million paid for him in the summer of 2001 looked a real bargain at the time and so it has proved.
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